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Many startups fail because of legal issues. Paying attention early to these potential issues will help your company grow faster by preventing any of issues get in the way of progress.
In the Startup Success Boot Camp Series VIII, CHAIN has invited a leading expert in the legal field who have helped multiple startups and multi-national companies.
We'll cover some or all of these legal topics based on the audience interest level:
- Corporate formation
- Equity allocation
- Lawsuit avoidance
- and more
Linda Zhou is a partner in the firm’s Silicon Valley office and Beijing office and focuses her practice on the representation of start-up, emerging growth and public companies, venture capital investors, with specialization in corporate and securities law, private and public financings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate partnering transactions.
Linda represents a wide variety of technology companies from consumer internet, software, telecommunications, and entertainment technology industries, as well as a number of leading venture capital firms. She also has experience in representing U.S. clients in China-related matters. She has served as counsel to many China-based, venture-backed companies and as investor counsel to leading venture capital firms investing in China.
Linda是高盖茨国际律师事务所(K&L Gates LLP) 在硅谷和北京的主要合伙人。Linda于2000年获得中华人民共和国律师执业资格，2004年获得美国加利福尼亚州律师执业资格。她主要为高科技公司特别是多元文化背景的公司提供法律服务。她的专长领域包括公司法及证券法、私募及上市、并购和公司商业交易，以及与风险基金有关的事项。
K&L Gates has approximately 2,000 lawyers on five continents. Our China-focused lawyers in the U.S. and Asia actively represent public and private international companies, governments, investors, financial institutions and state-owned enterprises in their transactional, financing, intellectual property, regulatory, and litigation activities in the United States, China and across Asia. Out of the Bay Area, our lawyers in San Francisco and Palo Alto provide a wide range of legal services to domestic and China-based clients, with a particularly strong emphasis on cross-border Asia work.
When & Where
China America Innovation Network (CHAIN)
CHAIN aims to help entrepreneurs transform innovation into value through knowledge and resource exchange between U.S. and China. Our mission is to build a multinational ecosystem of mentors, experts, professionals, and peers based in U.S. and China that will enable entrepreneurs to realize their entrepreneurial ambitions by accessing resources from both U.S. and China. As a non-profit organization, we are powered by a team of passionate volunteers: successful entrepreneurs, experienced executives, business operations professionals and engineering wizards. Founded in 2011, the CHAIN network now connects thousands of members in both Silicon Valley and China.